Elkhart County is governed by a board of three county commissioners. The commissioners are elected from separate commissioner districts by vote of the county as a whole. The Board of Commissioners constitutes the legislative body of the county for ordinance purposes and is the executive branch of the County. The board is responsible for county buildings, lands and property; purchasing and authorizing payments; signing contracts; supervising and directing County departments; and performing many other governing functions.
Vice-President, District 1 - representing townships of Concord and Washington, plus liaison to CCPA — Personnel Liaison, Affirmative Action (EEOC), Plan Commission.
President, District 2 - representing townships of Benton, Clinton, Elkhart, Jackson, Jefferson, Middlebury, and York, plus liaison to Oaklawn, and Drainage Board.
Member, District 3 - representing townships of Baugo, Cleveland, Harrison, Locke, Olive, Osolo and Union, plus liaison to County Drainage Board, MACOG, St. Joe Valley River Basin, Community Corrections Advisory Board (CCAB), Emergency Management Board, and Public Defenders Advisory Board
The Commissioners meet at 9:00 a.m. the first and third Mondays of each month in Room 104 of the Administrative Office Building, 117 North Second Street, Goshen, Indiana.